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Pivotal Pages / All the Tiny Beauties

Pivotal Pages / All the Tiny Beauties

We’re starting a new series, Pivotal Pages, whereby we isolate snippets from our titles, short spans in which someone or something alters dramatically. Today we inaugurate the series with a spectacular scene from Jenn Scott’s All the Tiny Beauties, a novel that...

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Interview with Jenn Scott

Interview with Jenn Scott

Author Jenn Scott on POV, Intention, and Identity in ALL THE TINY BEAUTIES (September 2022)
JS: The book originated with the character of Webster Eugene Jackson, who was for me the sun all the other characters orbited. When I first moved to California in 2001, my (now) husband lived with…

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Another Accolade for HoodWitch!

Another Accolade for HoodWitch!

It seems like every other week we’re posting about a new recognition for Faylita Hicks’s revolutionary debut poetry collection HoodWitch. This time the book is a finalist for the Balcones Poetry Prize! Check out the list of other finalists (for the poetry as well as...

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HoodWitch Named Finalist for 2020 Julie Suk Award!

HoodWitch Named Finalist for 2020 Julie Suk Award!

We at Acre are absolutely thrilled that Faylita Hicks’s HoodWitch has been named one of nine finalists for the Julie Suk Award for the best book of poetry published by a literary press in 2019. Cue mad applause for the amazing Faylita Hicks and her brilliant debut...

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